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warning to african-americans about flying on american airlines. the nation's oldest civil rights group, the naacp issued a travel advisory after what they call a disturbing trend of discrimination or unfair treatment by american airlines. new at 6:00, wusa9 michael quander explains what sparked the civil rights organization to take this action. >>reporter: look guys, here's the deal. the naacp says they've noticed a pattern. they say time and time again black people are being discriminated against right here at american airlines. customers on high alert. >> i was surprised. >> after the naacp travel advisory against american airline. >> i was shocked to see it, but i do understand why. >> the nation's oldest civil rights organization cautioning african-american travelers of what they call disrespectful, discriminatory or unsafe conditions. >> there's no place
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america. >> the years we thought that passed, you know, it still lingers. >> the group gave four examples -- one case was about a flight from out of dc involving north carolina reverend william barber the second who had to give up his seat after an argument with two white passengers according to the naacp -- the organization says she was taken off the plane when she complained after her seat assignment was changed without her consent. >> so this morning, american airlines put out a statement. they say they're disappointed by this, the ceo telling us that they don't tolerate discrimination of any kind. >> without knowing a lot of background, without knowing the facts, you just don't know. >> american airlines referred us to its press statement when we asked for more information. but a spokesperson did say they
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planning to meet with naacp leaders. >> it's not having an impact on my decision going forward. >> it will choose what airlines i choose to fly -- >> make sure it's working for everyone. >> reagan national airport, michael quander, wusa9. >> the naacp says the travelling -- they are not calling for a boycott. heads up if you plan to travel overseas. new tsa security measures will impact all incoming flights to the u.s. from abroad. that's about 2100 arrivals each day. the tsa says increased security measures may include more screening of you and of your electronics and the tsa was told to ask with questions before they board flight. it applies to u.s. citizens and foreigners and not related to a specific threat. the white house wantso
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president trump is giving the go a load to allow communities to submit plans for the use of unmanned aircraft. the faa would review each program and the agency would grant waivers if necessary. the safety rules -- that's like dc's no fly zone. and restrictions on flights beyond the site of the drone operator. the mayor's governor promising a smoother ride for 700 drivers. hogan tweeted out an announcement of a $50 million smart signal to be installed at 14 major corridors in of the state. the system will use real-time traffic conditions to adjust the timing of signals and keep the traffic flowing. three of the corridors in the washington corridor -- we're talking governor's bridge road in bowie. maryland route 202 from mccormick drive to arena drive. maryland route 108 from maryland 180 to volunteer
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of the governor's relief plan. he wanted to add lanes to the troubled capital beltway, i-270 and the baltimore washington parkway. president trump says reports of him fighting among republicans are false. he says his relationship with the gop is a love fest. another senator blake announced he will not run for reelection. >> i called it a love fest. it was almost a love fest. >> president trump is brushing the side reports of discontent within his party. >> standing ovations, there's great unity, i mean, if you look at the democrats with bernie sanders and hillary clinton, that's a mess. there's unity in the republican party. >> as president trump headed to texas -- >> i think you will see more
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>> a day after announcing his retirement, jeff flake wrote an ad in the washington post entitled enough. flake said quote nine months of this administration is enough for us to stop pretending this is normal. he -- majority leader mcconnel says he's ignoring the noise and pressing ahead on tax reform. >> give us more legislatures who are not afraid to call sin by its right name. >> the senate chaplin reverend black started today with a prayer urging lawmakers to ignore the consequences and do the right thing. in the meantime, it's still unclear if the president's increasing feuds with fellow republicans will have any affect on his agenda. set lemon, cbs news, capitol hill. >> the house is expected to vote on the budget passed by the senate last week. that passage would pave the way for republicans to
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reform bill. senator flake's family was not aware he was not seeking reelection until he made the announce. flake's sisters learned about it on their facebook pages. here's what they told our sister station in phoenix. >> i love he mentioned our mother's motto. >> we must assume the best of our fellow man. and always look for the good. >> i think that's what he's trying to do is to look for the good in the country and try to make a difference in another way. >> part of me is sad because i feel like we need people like jeff. >> with the kind of politics it's worth, whatever it takes with trump in the white house and you have to play that game and i don't think you do. i don't think jeff did either. >> flake has ten siblings. if they have thoughts about the senator's future plans after he leaves office, they're not telling us. the four americans kille
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terrorist leader when they were ambushed. 30 nigerian force were on a mission when they received orders to head to a village where the terror leader was spotted. he wasn't there. and after they left the villagee somehow diverted from their planned route and that is when the patrol was ambushed by 50 enemy fighters. here's what the president had to say today. >> i've been seeing it just like you've been seeing it. i've been getting reports. they have to meet the enemy and they meet him tough and that's what happened. >> they were authorized to accompany niger forces when contact -- that is the rules under which they were operating. >> come on. questions about it, why four men died. that's the question amongst americans. >> each day we learn a little bit more and the narrative differ. the special forces waited an
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it's not clear whether the attack was planned or whether it was one of opportunity. we've got new information tonight about a prince george's county volunteer fire chief in jail on 49 traffic violations. that included alluding police in charles county. fowler was charged with assault 7 times in the past 16 years and found not guilty in three of those cases and the prosecutors decided not to prosecute. prince george's fire department which works with the silver volunteer firefighter where fowler is the chief suspended him while an internal investigation is conducted. that means he cannot use the equipment that the county owns. we're less than a week from halloween and topper is keeping a close look on the trick or treat forecast. >> cool, but not too cool. and dry. that's the key. temperatures in the 50s. cool y . this is 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. low
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upper 50s when the kids get going around -- we'll talk about a big storm coming in. we'll tell you which days to make plans. still ahead, wait until you hear why a mother says her daughter's head was shaved without her permission. coming up next,
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there is new information stemming from a deadly shooting this morning on the campus of gambling state university. police say a student and his friend got into a fight with another man inside a dorm at the historically black college in northern louisiana. that argument spilled outside where the two were shot and killed in a court yard. police say there were bad blood between the victim and the shooter. grambling's president says they'll be increased security on campus for the rest of the week.  [ music ]   >>  when you say goodbye   >> he found his thrills on blue berry hill. music -- he was a piano player and he picked up the name [indiscernible] while playing hockey talk. his scheme on rhythm and blues helped find rock and roll. he told over 110
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domino was 89-year-old. jeff glora has been named the -- he -- the 42 gore has been with cbs news for ten years as a fill-in anchor. the network says gore will take over the evening news later this year. some are calling her a real life wonder woman. coming up, a nurse who did not let anything get in the way of her work. up next, outrage on ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad. narrator: they call him enron ed. because washington, dc lobbyist ed gillespie represented the worst of the worst. lenders trying to keep student loan rates high.
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and of course the enron scandal. now, enron ed is lobbying for donald trump's agenda. like cuts to virginia school funding, and taking away healthcare from thousands of virginians. enron ed gillespie. he's not lobbying for you.
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l. whether it's protecting veterans and seniors from shady debt collectors, or cracking down on gangs and drug traffickers, i have one guiding principle: do what's right for people. i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. let's go trending. a massachusetts mom is considering legal action after she says her 7-year-old daughter's head was shaved without her permission. >> here's a look at the girl's head before her -- they said the group home said a decision was made because -- her daughter never had lice and the group home says a review of the circumstances underway and if necessary -- if necessary, appropriate actions will be taken. >> we're getting a lot of comments on
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be fired. she's a beautiful child and her hair will grow back, but for an adult to deceive her to making her think it will make her hair grow back straight, i can't say what i'm thinking -- patricia says someone didn't want to deal with this child's long curly hair while she was there. rather than call her mother and ask her to take care of the child's mother, they cut it all off and hope it will grow back straight. nancy gives us perspective. she writes my child was in a group home for emotional issues before anything was done to her hair, they would contact the parent. this is a clear violation of the child's rights. they did not have the parent's permission and yeah, she has the right to pursue legal action against this group home. >> she will. no limits in life. three outstanding teens -- the three will become the first blind triplet eagle's
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years of scouting. stephen, nick and leo lost their site after they were born prematurely and spent most of their lives at home until they were ten. they were taken in by cantos, a lawyer for the federal government who lost his sight at birth. >> are there any other blind boy scout -- >> no, they cannot find any. >> how does that feel? >> it feels awesome. >> love this story. eagle is the highest rank in scouting. everybody knows that. 4% of the scouts achieve it. the teens got no extra breaks, we're told. they had to do everything sighted scouts do. they went to a shooting range and fired gun. those -- >> to work at night because two women are in labor. a north carolina nurse is getting some national
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her husband captured her on video climbing a cliff to help deliver two babies. the storm washed out the only roads into her ashe county town. savannah reports -- >> this has been the most bazaar day. >>reporter: most heroes would never call themselves one. >> there goes my wife. >> there's the case with mcneil. >> i don't think i did anything exceptionally. >> went into work at night because two women are in labor. >> no one would blame her for calling out when flood waters rising around her home swallowing the only road into town. but remember -- >> i knew i had to get there. >> this is a story about a hero. >> she's climbing a rock cliff to get up there to the highway where she's going to catch a ride into town and deliver ashe county's two newest citizens. >> it
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i anticipated. all the leaves were fallen and there were rocks. >> maggie made it to work like she does everyday. >> it's the nature of nursing. there's no time you get a free card out and i don't think any of us want it. >> a nurse answering the call no matter when it comes. >> isn't she awesome. >> we would agree. she is. maggie credits the first respone ing the flooding to help others and all the nurses out there who go above and beyond everyday. >> absolutely. here, here. cowboys coming to town. we have an incredible running back. talib -- >> are you going to help us? >> okay. >> you know what, it's going to happen. i think going to be -- i think it's going to be a sunday soaker. cold air moves from canada. we getnt
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morning, it's on our doorstep west of i-95. an area of low pressure develops out the tropics and tropical moisture moves up the atlantic seaboard and becomes a coastal moisture. i think some of the rain is going to be heavy and behind it, cooler air rushes in. look for falling temperatures during the day and heavy rain. we're looking at rainfall probably over an inch. temperatures fall from the 50s to the 40s and even a bit of beach erosion. get ready on sunday. probably our next weather yellow alert day. saturday is the day to make plans. okay. live look outside. it's still e . 62 degrees. humidity low and winds are calm. so passing shower tonight and chilly. not a huge deal. bus stop temp chilly. 40 -- breezy and almost chilly thursday. milder on friday, saturday, and then justol
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nice for now. tomorrow we're looking at temps in the low 60s but we spring back to 6 -- 63 sunday. that's a deceiving number and fall, that's a midnight temp and 59 with sunshine returning monday. so on the day planner, 40 to start. only 53 by 11:00 and 57 by 1:00. but again after tomorrow, we spring back. upper 60s friday. near 70 saturday. great for the terps game. a few clouds come in late, but we're dry. i can't say the same for sunday. really wet. fallen temps and chilly monday y on halloween. back to low 60s with sunshine next wednesday. we want to hear these guys tell the truth when you ask a question. >> mom always tells them don't lie, don't tell stories. unless you're talking to the media people. coming up, the redskins, they have the off day, but we wanted -- we have people lying -- you're going
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now, wus9 sports with daren hanes brought to you by xfinity. >> the redskins are paying pryor $8 million to ride the bench. trust me i like the guy, however, he keeps dropping the ball. pryor had two more drops against the eagles and if you can't catch, you won't play. here's quarterback kirk cousins. let's see if he notices what cousins doesn't say what he talks about his receiver. >> crowder, he's done good things. we know what he can do. dodson keeps getting better andw ing what he can do in the last few weeks so we do believe there are guys who can play, and we spread it around. we always have and we always will and davis gets touches and thompson and as long as we're moving the football, i don't care who is
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they're doing it. >> did you catch it? cousins named six players and pryor's name wasn't with it. his numbers have dropped almost half. that's not good people. davis, how do you feel about pryor? >> i felt like he's been doing a good job. in practice, he's awe and, and game day, i see him making plays. >> my man is lying. davis, yeah, veteran move there avoiding the question. head coach gruden wanted to provide more opportunities for second year receiver dodson. they play the exposition meaning one can play at a time. here's pryor's thoughts. >> i'm not surprised. first quartz irrelevant, first half, i didn't play at all. i don't -- it's coach's call and i don't have no say in it. >> i want to tell you what pryor really wants to say. it sucks sitting on th
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i'm coming off a career year getting paid big bucks and i barely play. pryor mentioned he was on the sidelines cheering his team trying to get them pumped up and you know who is getting guys pumped up, yeah. so i'm not going to buy it terrell pryor. i played the game for 18 years and johnson playing during -- if we rode the bench, we wouldn't be happy. express how you feel. >> and he walks over here. >> i was going to say -- >> [indiscernible]. tv slamming pryor. >> the time period when you play -- >> we're going to wind this up. you do this when the show is over. >> come on, now. 7:00 we'll
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